The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 40 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 27 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.04% 7.17% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 7.77% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 15
Median salary £48,750 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
403 296 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.16% 92.21% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 335 257 202
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 40 (95.24%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 18 (42.86%) C++
4 18 (42.86%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) PHP
4 18 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
5 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
6 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 15 (35.71%) C
7 15 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
8 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 12 (28.57%) C#
9 12 (28.57%) Big Data
10 11 (26.19%) Firewall
11 10 (23.81%) GIAC
11 10 (23.81%) Scrum
11 10 (23.81%) Web Services
11 10 (23.81%) CISSP
11 10 (23.81%) Degree
11 10 (23.81%) Kanban
11 10 (23.81%) DV Cleared
12 9 (21.43%) Java EE
12 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
12 9 (21.43%) Android
12 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
12 9 (21.43%) Apache Hive
12 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
12 9 (21.43%) Apache Pig

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) Apache Pig
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
3 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) Firewall
3 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (16.67%) DNS
4 7 (16.67%) HTTP
4 7 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Big Data
2 9 (21.43%) Apache Hive
2 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
1 4 (9.52%) Mercurial
1 4 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Graduate
2 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) IT Graduate
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Trainee
4 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Graduate
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (9.52%) PHP Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) Java EE
2 9 (21.43%) STL
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) jQuery
4 4 (9.52%) JSON
4 4 (9.52%) Kendo UI
4 4 (9.52%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 9 (21.43%) Cybercrime
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 6 (14.29%) Physics
3 5 (11.90%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Android
2 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 7 (16.67%) Solaris
3 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
3 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
4 15 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) Kanban
6 10 (23.81%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) Mobile Development
7 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 7 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Complexity Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.90%) OO
11 4 (9.52%) Information Security
11 4 (9.52%) MVC
11 4 (9.52%) OO PHP
11 4 (9.52%) Secure Coding
12 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 1 (2.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C++
1 18 (42.86%) Java
1 18 (42.86%) PHP
2 15 (35.71%) C
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 7 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 6 (14.29%) R
6 6 (14.29%) Ruby
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) CISSP
2 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 10 (23.81%) DV Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) GIAC
3 9 (21.43%) CCNA
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (21.43%) Linux+ Certification
3 9 (21.43%) MCSE
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (21.43%) SANS
3 9 (21.43%) SSCP
4 7 (16.67%) CEH
5 5 (11.90%) Sun Certification
6 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (7.14%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (2.38%) CISMP
8 1 (2.38%) EC-Council LPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (2.38%) AlienVault
2 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
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